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Title Six Heavy Fish and a Ton of Sinkers.

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015.


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 Bloomfield - Downloadable Materials  Kanopy Video    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (1 video files, approximately 25 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 1971.
Summary On 11 June 1770 the sailing ship Endeavour, captained by James Cook, struck a submerged reef off the northeast coast of Australia and ran aground. In an effort to lighten the load to float the ship off the reef, all unnecessary equipment was thrown overboard. The jettisoned cargo included six cannons. In 1969 a group of scientists landed on Hope Island, between Endeavour Reef and the Queensland coast, determined to find the lost cannons. In a search shrouded in secrecy and using the very latest scientific equipment the men were able to locate the cannons and bring them to the surface, after nearly 200 years on the ocean floor.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Endeavour (Ship)
Underwater archaeology -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Salvage -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Australia -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Kanopy (Firm)
Music No. 1133520 Kanopy
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